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Establishing a Best Path Forward Toward Private University-Community Relations

March 15, 2024 / Comments Off on Establishing a Best Path Forward Toward Private University-Community Relations

Private universities now understand the positive shared successes interwoven between higher education institutions and their respective municipalities. Some would say the best answer to create shared prosperity lies in Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT)—voluntary contributions from tax-exempt private nonprofits, serving as alternatives to traditional property tax obligations. Most PILOTs are paid by private universities […]

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On the Table Philly 2017: ESI Edition

June 5, 2017 / Comments Off on On the Table Philly 2017: ESI Edition

On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, Econsult Solutions joined organizations across Philadelphia to break bread with representatives from the local higher education scene along with developers to discuss how higher ed institutions can act not only as regional economic engines, but as neighbors that help shape and define a community. Participants from Community College of Philadelphia (CCP), […]

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